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with an announcement of course from president obama. but as the national security correspondent jennifer griffin reports the soldiers still on the ground may not have noticed much of a change. >> two u.s. soldiers were killed in northern iraq today by a gunman wearing an iraqi military. just another example of combat in iraq is far from over. in downtown baghdad on sunday, when six suicide bombers burst in iraqi army headquarters killing 12, wounding 36. two u.s. soldiers took part in the combat helping to kill the attackers. >> tonight, i am announcing that the american combat mission in iraq has ended. operation iraqi freedom is over. the iraqi people now have lead responsibility for the security of their country. >> the president stopped short of saying mission accomplished in the oval office last tuesday. the promise to end combat operations was one made on the campaign trail. reiterated in front of marines at camp lejeune, north carolina, a month after he took office. >> let me say this as plainly as i can. by august 31, 2010, our combat mission in iraq will end. >> two months before the mi
correspondent, jennifer griffin has more. >> reporter: soldiers called it the most dangerous place in the world, the war documentary, restrepo illustrated how dangerous it was in the valley. a lot of men became heros out there. just one was chosen for the medal of choohonor, the first recipient of the nation's highest medal of valor, salvatore guinta assigned to the 173rd air borne brigade told us about what he remembered of october 25, 2007 when he rescued two soldiers while taking heavy enemy fire. >> we walked into an l-shaped ambush and you could see the muzzle flashes, from bullets leaving the enemy's guns that weren't too far away. everyone was at risk. sometimes they whistled and sometimes they cracked and there is a close you got hit but not hurt close and the close where it snaps by your head but you are not hit and the whiz, that is a little bit further away than the crack. >> reporter: he saw sergeant josh brennan being hauled away by the taliban. >> we may never have gotten my son's body back and he saw they were carrying him into the woods, and, they were -- he was captured by the
not remember events correctly and miscommunicated others. jennifer duffy says this about o'donnell's problems. >> the tea party came out of nowhere and there is no organization and no hierarchy, so they are backing candidates that they never vetted. >> reporter: but what about any lasting damage? i asked cn senior political editor mark preston. do these problems hurt them at the polls right now? >> look at each race separately. in illinois, the fact that mark kirk acknowledged the flubs months ago show he has gotten over it and that is a tight race and not hurting him. move up to connecticut the reason that linda mcmahon is moving up on bloomenthal is not because of the vietnam record, but because she is a successful businesswoman. and in delaware, many people don't think she is a good candidate whether she has misstated her history and past. >> reporter: questions about backgrounds are not restricted to candidates themselves. in new york, carl pal dino gubernatorial campaign is dealing with a report in "the new york times" that four of the campaign aides were either accused of financial misc
assaulted his wife jennifer and youngest daughter mikaela. they set fire to the house, killing everyone inside but dr. petter who was able to drawl to safety. steven hayes and 30-year-old joshua mccaskey were caught just miles away. they both face the death penalty in a crime considered one of connecticut's worst. >> this was such a dastardly thing, i think the death penalty is in order. >> reporter: hayes will stand trial first, complaints by his living conditions and argumentses over the death penalty. >> defendant gets up and talks about decency when they're defending two people who they strangled with multiple sclerosis and tied a 13-year-old and 17-year-old to their bed while the house was set afire. trying to dot right thing and testify to what i know and be in the face of my family because they can't be here to represent themselves. >> reporter: for "good morning america," ashleigh banfield, cheshire, connecticut. >> we all hope justice will be served. time for sam champion. sam, fall's in the air. good morning to you. >> good morning, juju. definitely is outside. yeah, this has
. this is reports from the ground saying that combat brigades have simply been renamed. not dissolved. jennifer griffin is live at the pentagon. when did the president again promising all combat troops will be out of iraq by now. paul combat troops? >> he campaigned on that. then one month after take over as president he gave a high-profile speech at camp lejeune in north carolina, then he reiterated last week from the oval office that essentially this was his mission accomplished speech, that all combat brigades were out of iraq. here ways said then and now. >> let me say this as plainly as i can. by august 31, 2010, our combat mission in iraq will end. tonight i'm announce our combat mission in iraq has ended. operation iraqi freedom is over. the iraqis have lead responsibility for the security of their country. >> reporter: but we have seen u.s. troops get sucked into battle including this weekend. two u.s. soldiers had to fire their weapons? downtown baghdad. we just heard reports from northern iraq that two u.s. soldiers were killed in northern iraq today. just in the last days alone those
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of illinois. joining me now to talk about this is deputy personal finance editor jennifer merritt. she oversaw the research for the "wall street journal." the bottom line here is for that first job, businesses seem to be preferring not the ivy leagues, but others. these are no slouch schools. this is not like, oh, gosh, let's take second best. those are great schools. why, though, this over the ivy leagues? >> for these entry level jobs people are hoping to grow candidates into the company with. and so one of the reasons is they come very academically prepared. they've all had a major. so they've really got the great, deep skills in a subject. and then because they've got to really fend for themselves at these big schools and take advantage of various resources and network and the wide networks. they're also sort of able to come in, hit the ground running, and that well roundedness. >> ivy league graduates are seen as less -- >> they're less technically prepared in a lot of ways. most ivy league schools don't have majors in a traditional sense, don't have a lot of that bread and butter course
the president has departed. thank you. ♪ ♪ [applause] >> jennifer grant hall from michigan, thrilled the president signed this. a good piece of it is from the program in michigan which allows for our automotive suppliers to go to a bank and now have access to loans. allows them to be able to invest in machines and to diversify and maybe move into areas like medical devices or alternative energy. the bottom line for michigan and for all of the states and certainly for the businesses is that this means jobs. michigan's program which was a very small and will now be significantly more robust has aided in that the state programs will be able to retain 11,000 jobs. credit being put into the system to keep people employed in michigan and to keep making these businesses stronger. it is a great deal for the people working for these businesses or who will be working for these businesses. i am thrilled to be here. but mostly i say thank you to the president for signing this bill that gives people opportunity. >> my name is stephen neal, here locally. i would like to thank the president for the
and killing jennifer pettitte and giving a very bizarre explanation for doing what he did. also, jurors were introduced to some very graphic cell phone pictures taken of joshua sarjasky sexually assaulting 11-year-old makaila, also the chief medical examiner took the stand and told exactly how the young girls died. >> the testimony was graphic, buglio tpheufplt had interrogated hayes moments after his arrest and he was telling the detectives he raped pettitte after jakkowski sexually molested is is-year-old makila. add to go the heart break, cell phone pictures taken by saljetski of what he did with the young daughter, he painted a picture of criminals desperate for money, of a robbery that went horrifically wrong. the medical examiner testified about the final moments of makaila, saying soot was found in the house, which was set on fire. both bodies were burned but the doctor couldn't say whether the burns occurred while the girls were alive. dr. pettitte briefly spoke with the media outside a courthouse. >> it was another tough and painful day for the pettitte family and i think everybody
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